), a son of Zeus and Eurymedusa, the daughter of Cleitos, whom Zeus deceived in the disguise of an ant. Her son was for this reason called Myrmidon (from μύρμηξ
, an ant), and was regarded as the ancestor of the Myrmidons in Thessaly.
He was married to Peisidice, by whom he became the father of Antiphus and Actor. (Apollod. 1.7.3
; Apollon. 1.56
; Eustath. ad Horn.
p. 320; Clem. Alex. Protrept.
p. 34; Arnob. ad v. Gent.